NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Siemens Healthineers said today that it has formed a strategic alliance to add a range of CE-marked kits and multi-syndromic panels from Fast-track Diagnostics (FTD) to its own Versant kPCR Molecular System menu.

Siemens said that the FTD kits and panels not only increase the breadth of its molecular testing solution, but also ensure "leading-edge performance from extraction through detection" and increase workflow efficiency for molecular labs of all sizes.

Additional terms were not disclosed.

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